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The Child Bride
Ink & Brush on Paper
15.5″ x 11.5″
Title: The Child Bride
Artwork Size: 15.5″ x 11.5″
Medium: Drawing (Ink & Brush on Paper)
Subject: Figurative
Size: Small
Artwork ID: 3540


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This artwork is accompanied by an Authenticity Certificate.

Jogen Chowdhury was born in a village near Kotaliparha at Faridpur district at what is now Bangladesh in 1939. The family moved to Calcutta in 1947 following the Partition of Bengal. Chowdhury entered the Government College of Art and Crafts in 1955 and graduated from the college in 1960.

Chowdhury’s first job was as an art teacher in a school in Howrah. He taught there for two years and then in 1962, he joined a textile designer in the Handloom Board In 1965, Chowdhury went to Paris and studied in Ecole des Beaux Arts and in William Hayter’s Atelier 17.

Always a powerful artist, Chowdhury developed his individual style after his return from France in the late ’60s. Although Chowdhury has painted oils, his forte is painting in ink, water colour and pastel. The sinuous line contouring the flaccid figures, the crosshatching to achieve tonal variations distinguish C’howdhury’s paintings which show men and women m enigmatic situations with provocative gestures placed in a dark dream- space.